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I Was An Unwanted Child

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    Curing The Dark Side In Me

       I was around 22 years old when I took my college degree. I felt a mixture of happiness and sadness -  my time has passed and  I thought that I am  the eldest among my batch but I was wrong, there were a few who are more older than I and there are those who are near my...
    robelinadevina robelinadevina 36-40, F Apr 12, 2012

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    I Feel Not Worthy

    How could I learn to live a normal life or a life that is possible for me to nurture my mental health?  I grow up knowing that I am an unwanted child. I was often encourage to think of myself as a person not worthy to be love, cared and accepted. At school I did not do my best...
    robelinadevina robelinadevina 36-40, F 5 Responses Mar 26, 2012

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    The Underdog

    As an unwanted child I was not encourage to do my best. After primary education (elementary) I proceed to high school (secondary education). It is mandatory for any incoming high school students (in the school where I took my secondary education) to take an examination for the...
    robelinadevina robelinadevina 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2012

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    Unloved

    In my dream,  I was in our old house. I go inside my room which in my dream becomes my mother's room. She have a big cabinet,  I open it and saw her things and mine. In my dreams my mother died a day before (in reality she died many years ago).  In my dream I saw a vision of...
    robelinadevina robelinadevina 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 24, 2012

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    I Feel Like An Accident

    I've known I was an unplanned pregnancy for a long time now, and that my parents only stayed together because of me, but it was a loveless marriage and I think that's affected my out-look at relationships. However, last night I overheard my dad and his girlfriend (who I don...
    onlyalone onlyalone 16-17, F 4 Responses Jan 30, 2010

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    Teenagers

    My mother's pregnancy was exactly the type of pregnancy that should have ended in abortion. This isn't something I say lightly. Neither my mother nor my father were fit to be parents in any way, shape, or form. My father was a 17, had a scholarship for college, was a rodeo buff...
    cephaloscotti cephaloscotti 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2013

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    I am a part of the unwanted club.

    .I was a surprise times two. From the time the test turned that unlucky color and that meant a trip to the scrape and slide and now...Now I'm just an unlucky mistake alone and alone I come to the surprise of none but one. Into the world I come...another unwanted one.
    khewster khewster 36-40, F Oct 9, 2014

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    Miracle

    It took me a while to write this chapter of my life. Even until now it is hard for me to remember everything that had happen after the abortion of my baby. I just felt so sad like I lost an important part of me which could have made me whole. Moreover I was not able proceed with...
    robelinadevina robelinadevina 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2012

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    Mother Teresa

    Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat. Mother Teresa 
    Behopefull Behopefull 46-50, F 4 Responses Sep 21, 2011

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    I Was An Unwanted Child

    This is an issue that has had a huge impact on my life and the lives of other people I have talked to who also know they were unwanted/unplanned children. It's not like parents go around telling us they never wanted us to be born (although some may), but in my experience...
    Tenebra Tenebra 31-35, F 60 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    My Mother Saw Me As "punishment"

    I was conceived in the back seat of a car to unmarried parents in the early 1960s. My mother, therefore, "had to get married" and since her marriage was never good (both my parents are very dysfunctional people), she pretty much blamed me for forcing her into it. From the day I...
    Existentiality Existentiality 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2012

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    A Change Of Path

         A few days after I graduated from high school our family had a get together one of the agenda was to tell me what their plan for me was. My sister (the eldest among the siblings) said that they are willing to let me live in their house as long as I took care of it. The...
    robelinadevina robelinadevina 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 27, 2012

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    Help! I Am An Unwanted Child,abused And Abandoned By A Family

    I AM A HUMAN BEING, I GOT FEELINGS JUST LIKE YOU DO AND I AM VERY TIRED OF BEING PUNISHED BY THIS FAMILY I am writing this letter because there was a 1985 Chevy van tan in color and the plates on the vehicle number was WI this happened in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in spring 2001 and...
    charl10 charl10 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 6, 2012

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    I Need To Blame Someone

    Ok, the fact is i'm unwanted, so sad but true, happen on me. I'm born from a secret wife, oncemore, it's hurt me deeply, can u ever imagin live with step mother and her children who hate you so much, torture,abbusive words, and i must live with. they treat me so bad, even for...
    fallenfromthesky fallenfromthesky 22-25, F 13 Responses Dec 3, 2009

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    My Story

    I too, was an unwanted child.  My mother left home with a widowed man, not really knowing him more than a short time, to escape  her impoverished childhood in the deep south, in 1930, a desperate girl 20, looking to escape to a better life.  My father 40, whose beloved wife...
    karpinenjune1 karpinenjune1 66-70 2 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    Unwanted Child, Now What Is Next

    So, my mother finally confesses to me about 9 months ago something that changed my life forever. She told me the her and my father never wanted me and tried to give me up for adoption. I'm not sure what happened on to why they kept me. She told me that they were going to be...
    odream odream 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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    Don't Kill Me.. I Am A Hero! - stop abortion!

    I Am belong to 6billion unwanted child. My mother tried to abort me, he takes all kinds of herbal and drugs, sliding in the stair and punching her womb just to abort me.. but the Lord preserve my life. He allow me to be born, but my life become misery...  my lips is misaligned...
    dennasto dennasto 36-40 1 Response Nov 9, 2011

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    Mom

    My mom was an accountant who knew that adopting a child woule get her son breakes...she realy didnt want me........and when she died she left all the money she had to somone who hated her.................The system didnt protect me......I hope its better now...................
    imani1965 imani1965 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2010

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    Once An Unwanted Child Always An Unwanted Child......You Feel Unwanted In The World

    I was an unwanted child. My Parent's history reads like a horrible fiction novel. My Mother came to adolescence during WWII in Britain, she grew up in Plymouth which was a large Naval Port and also the last bit of land in Southern England, which was bombed heavily due to being a...
    StalwartRabbit StalwartRabbit 51-55 2 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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    Unsaid Thoughts

    i was unwanted child. they never plan me. after my mom gave birth to my brother 11 months later she gave birth me. at first my mom thought they are joking that shes pregnant, not just that 5 days after my birth my grandpa died because of me. i know in my mom's side they don't...
    Charlotte31 Charlotte31 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2013

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    No Where To Go

    I always grew up feeling unwanted. I was born into one abusive home, taken away sent to foster homes, then adopted into another abusive home. I just couldn't seem to get a family that wanted me. Was it something I said, the way I looked or am I supposed to learn something I...
    me2plz me2plz 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15, 2010

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    Visions Of Being Born

    In hypnotherapy, i had a vision of going through the birth canal and being born. The doctor said "It's a boy" and in the vision, Dad is embracing me warmly, Doctor is signing the paperwork and my birth mother is turning her head in disgust, having wanted nothing but girls. She...
    astounded1088 astounded1088 31-35, M May 7, 2012

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    I was not planned & was told

    if I were a boy I wouldn't be here today. Although being a girl didn't make my life oh so perfect either. Every girl grows up to realise their mother was the best friend they've always had. Not me. My life has been full of arguments and mental pain. I have always hid my...
    ashxo12 ashxo12 18-21, F 3 Responses May 1, 2014

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    Is my parents the only one who soaps their kids mouth if they cuss during a whipping
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    This is only a small amount of the abuse that has happened in my childhood. It happened by many people for a long time. But this is what I need to talk about right now. I have a...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 24

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    I will not be revealing me actual birth country or city due to personal reason, in case anyone from school reads. So lets just say I was born in a totally random country like...
    taytay1401 taytay1401 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I can relate to being raised by a very strict Catholic mother. Since we were children, we were so straight laced. we would pray all of the time, and listen...like good obedient...
    darkstate23 darkstate23 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'll start when my mom was pregnant with my sisters but you see my sisters had a different father but their father has always been cheating on my mother but she made herself endure...
    Akwarderrorplusmess Akwarderrorplusmess 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I was very fortunate to have two very loving parents whom did everything they could for my sisters and I growing up. Dad came into our lives when I was only four. He in effect...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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    Letters To My Father Part One You can never tell. That might be the hardest part. You can never tell anyone about what’s happening to you. So you have no one you can trust...
    penwithajen penwithajen 41-45, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Yeah, it's true I am...... the first born son and I wasn't wanted..... my father has now.past but.my.mum Re married and has had another two kids so with m biological sister she has...
    nastybastard nastybastard 36-40, M Mar 24

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    My parents never hugged or kissed me when I was a child. They never told me they loved me. I get angry and sad when I hear people talk about how blessed they are to have a great...
    ForeverALoser ForeverALoser 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Got out of the shower nak3d, so sure that I had locked my bedroom door, walked over and sat on the bed to apply my various creams and oils. At one point I saw a notification flash...
    AthenaJones AthenaJones 36-40, F 8 hrs ago

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    When I was four years old, I developed depression issues due to the fact that I was treated like my life meant nothing and because I was physically abused. Then, when I was 11, I...
    TheKatAttack TheKatAttack 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I've been fighting depression since I can remember, I was beaten by my father, bullied, hated and laughed at called names because im bisexual. I've danced with death and it has...
    TheMadHatteri TheMadHatteri 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I try so hard to please others but nothing I do ever seems good enough I feel soo unwanted and I don't know what to do
    xkeaipra xkeaipra 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have a baby face and I'm short so I get asked if I need a children's menu a lot! Then they wonder why they get one dollar for a tip. But I can go look I the toy section without...
    Kawaiigirl Kawaiigirl 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    Was at the gym earlier this afternoon with my brother and sister, I felt uneasy while doing pull ups(the 6' high ones) crunches, squats and lunges. There was these two dudes, just...
    iTetra iTetra 13-15, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I did it again. I let my ex back into my life, despite knowing it would once again not work out. He gave me much of the same lines he gave me the last time he tried to get back...
    mel121212 mel121212 26-30, F Mar 20

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    Im about to talk it out.. i need to dump all of this off my shoulders.. im sorry if its rambling at long.. I don't actually expect anyone to read.. but i need a place to put these...
    alienmom82 alienmom82 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Outdated Concept Without Merit-This is a FAKE ILLNESS that does NOT exist and has been repeatedly disproven. I removed my child born to a American mother in the United States to...
    HappyinHague HappyinHague 41-45, M 5 Responses Mar 30

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    A Vindictive Ex and Corrupt Foreign Courts- [Early 2003]"Stop calling!" My then 8 year old daughter snapped. "Leave us alone!" then she hung up in my face as had happened the last...
    Cherokeebelle Cherokeebelle 41-45, F a week ago

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